All News Articles for 2014-07-30

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Humans Driving Planet's New Mass Extinction, Say Scientists
New study finds human-made climate change and habitat loss largely responsible for likely die-off of terrestrial species
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(Photo: Gary Sauer-Thompson) 'There Will Be No Water' by 2040? Researchers Urge Global Energy Paradigm Shift
Reports: World Faces 'Insurmountable' Water Shortage
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Jeremy Scahill: White House Censoring What US Public Can Know About Torture Program
Journalist says Obama's "done a lot of running of defense for the CIA."
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State Department OKs Largest-Ever Sale of Hellfire Missiles to Iraq
Pending Congressional approval, 5,000 Hellfire missiles will be shipped to Iraqi forces
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With Possible 'Major Public Health Impact,' Malaria Vaccine Advances
Research publication on effectiveness of new vaccine follows announcement by pharmaceutical corporation GlaxoSmithKline that it is applying for first ever approval of anti-malaria vaccine on EU markets.
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(Photo: SEIU via Twitter) Labor Board Delivers Victory for Low-Wage McDonald's Workers
A nationwide expansion of union rights could be in store if NLRB ruling is upheld
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Spending Soars for Anti-GMO Label Lobbying
'These numbers speak for themselves,' says labeling advocate. 'They also speak to everything that's wrong with our government.'
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(Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Wikileaks Defies Australian Court's 'Blanket Censorship Order' by Publishing It
Founder Julian Assange says unprecedented government gag order is 'blindfolding the Australian public'
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The Jackson Women's Health Organization (Photo: AP) Ruling Saves Mississippi's Last Remaining Abortion Clinic
US appeals court affirms abortion access is a constitutional right.
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Ticking Diplomatic Clock a Cover for Israeli Assaults on Gaza
U.S. military, financial, and veto power at the Security Council controls what can be done, even in such extreme moments of carnage.
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'World Stands Disgraced' as Israel Bombs Another UN-Designated Shelter in Gaza
An intensified Israeli bombardment promises no place to hide for Palestinians living in walled-off enclave as even refugee centers are repeatedly hit
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